Fine Arts House

Live with other students from the Schools of Theatre and Dance, Art and Music. Join on- and off-campus field trips to museums, shows and events throughout the year. Engage with guest artists and faculty members at dinners, receptions, informal discussions, seminars and performances.

Due to student demand and strong involvement from the College of Visual and Performing Arts, Neptune East's Fine Arts House is home to students from across all disciplines in visual and performing arts, including theater and dance, music and art.

Highlights

  • Access to private rehearsal space and art studio from 8 a.m.-11 p.m. in Neptune North (with One Card).
  • Meet the dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
  • Field trips to such places as the Paramount Theater and/or the Chicago Architectural Center.
  • Behind the scenes access to different musical and theatrical performances on campus.
  • Programs designed to connect you with the faculty and staff in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
  • Create and devise original art, music, theater and dance in collaboration with your peers.

The College of Visual and Performing Arts is:

  • Engaged - "Bringing art to audiences and audiences to art"
  • Inclusive - "Arts for all; all for the arts"
  • Boundless - "Arts across the disciplines"
  • Strong - "Art is a noun: people, places, things"

A community of:

  • Artists who are a presence at the highest level nationally and internationally.
  • Scholars working at the cutting-edge and appearing in publications of the highest reputation.
  • Teachers that are routinely given the highest commendation by learners and peers.
  • Staff that provides the highest level of service.
  • Students eagerly sought by industry, graduate school, and public institutions because they know, the make, they do, perform, speak, and write with authority, clarity and purpose.

For More Information

To learn more about the Fine Arts House, please contact the assistant to the dean:

Donee Spizzirri
dspizzirri@niu.edu

Check out our Artsblog!

Location

Neptune East


Requirements

Student must be a music, theater and dance, or art major. Students who are interested in the fine arts may also inquire for further information.


How to Sign Up

Log in to MyHousing and follow the instructions for selecting a new room and meal plan. If you meet the above requirements, you will be able to select a room in the Fine Arts House. Note that depending on the time of the year, room selection may be unavailable to you. Learn more about the room selection timeline.

Contact Us

Housing and Residential Services
Neptune East 101
housing@niu.edu
815-753-1525
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